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The Way You Move
You, the creator of movement
Are you aware that each single movement you do is your own? How many times have you swayed your body to music, thinking that this was a result of your own creativity? Or that each little dance step you ever learnt was in fact yours? Even if it seemed that someone else taught you how to do it, no one actually did it for you. It was always you who moved and always you who learnt how to do it especially the way you do it. I would like to encourage the idea that every person in the world is a creator of movement, and that you have a vast physical experience because you have moved since ever. My main goal is to offer a situation that gives you the freedom to develop your own way and joy of moving. I will propose tasks that offer clear guidelines to research basic physical experiences of time, space, energy and expression, and will further explore with you how we can build dance from those elements. Simple warm-up exercises are followed by more complex tasks that include improvisation, composition and interaction between persons.
ArtistBio: Kenji Takagi